listings for details.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm-4am. £2 before 1 1pm/£4 after.

I Buster Browns 1 1 .30pm—3.302im. £3.75. I Cale St James Rpm—2am. See Fri for details.

IChapIinSat Finbury Park. 11.30pm-6am. I

See Fri for details.

I Cinderellas Rockertellas 9pm—2am. £3. before 10.30pm/£3.50after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10pm—4am. £3 before 1 lpm/£4 after.


I Ozone Calton Studios. l0pm—4am. £6. One-off. 24 Dec. Steven Melrose.the organiserof ()zone. has given this Christmas party a theme. He has managed to get Cruise Clothing. The Italian

Factory. Swing High Fashion. Cafe Coste.

The City Cafe and The Penguin Cafe to donate various bits and pieces. which will all be raffled off. The money raised in the raffle will be given to Friends of the Earth. plus a percentage of the door takings will be added. DJs from the Spanish Harlem. the chance for Edinburgh‘s fashion conscious to be Earth conscious. Tickets can be obtained from the above mentioned shops.

I Spanish Harlem (‘alton Studios. 10pm—4am. £7. 31 Dec only. The l Iarlem posse take over this venue. for what they have billed as ‘The Rave of the Decade'. In the main room there will be a 6k turbo sound system. backed up by a 4k Martin rig. with DJ Yogi. the Harlem DJs David plus Colin and MCJuanito. 16mm film projections. the Harlem posse in full effect. the banners. the eamo nets. Room 2 is being called ‘The Chill Out Jazz Room' with Jazz DJ-ing from Bradford's DJ Chris Thomas. Go down early. take your whistles. make lots ofnoise and enjoy the rave.


IThe Amphitheatre l0pm—3am. £1 before llpm/£2 after.

I Buster Browns 10pm—4am. Half price before 1 1pm/£2.75 after.

I Cinderellas Hockertellas 9.30pm— 1 am. £1.50.


I Planet E The Venue. 10pm—4am. check with The Venue for entry price. Planet Ii will be orbiting around the Venue once a month. hoping to bring club DJs not just from Scotland. but also from south ofthe border. watch out for more details near the time. The first one is on 25 Dec. followed by another on 1 Jan 1990. when they will be hosting the first appearance in

Edinburgh of DJ Winston from Sheffield‘s legendary ‘Jive Turkey Club‘. well worth a

visit. if you have any E-nergy left. Check out the fresh fruit bar.


I Messenger Reggae Sound System'rhe Venue. 10pm—2am. £2/eoncessions. For the first time in Edinburgh a reggae club doesn‘t play ‘chart‘ reggae. but serious Ragamuffin. Lovers rock and some massive Dub. Papa Zeb I has been around the Edinburgh club scene for a while ‘toasting‘ in various clubs. so it’s good to

see him behind the decks of his own cluh.a

pumping bass. sampling to full effect and using the 4k PA to its best. Strictly bubbhng.

I o-Zone Cinderellas Rockerfellas. 7.30-10.30pm. £1.50(50pwithticket). Trendy teen disco for 14-18 year olds. 50p tickets should still be in circulation.


I Breathless Potterrow. 8pm— lam. Students £1 .50 guest 50p with matric card. Since the last review. Breathless has managed not just to draw a good crowd but also to encompass more up-to-date club sounds. playing tracks from groups such as NWA. Dela Soul and Lisa

Stanfield. making this student club one of the best of its kind. Maybe the fact that they have the cheapest bar prices in town has something to do with Breathless not losing its identity ofalso being fun.

I The Deep The Mission. 10.30pm—3am. £2. For a club whose playlist hasa reputation for being one of the best around. it‘s a shame that the Edinburgh elubgoers don't seem to support it more. The Deep is one ofthe best elubsin Edinburgh during the week. so godown there and have a rave!

I Housequake The Penthouse. FREE. Covering dance music. from the Rebel MC to Man To Man. What more can you sav'.’


I Adrenalin The Mission. 10pm—3am. £3. 28 Dec only. Meanwhile the serious ravers head down to Adrenalin for a dose of House. Italo and Techno courtesy ofthe Harlem DJs. This one-offisorganised by Steven Melrose of ()zone.

I Chateaux Cha Cha Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. A club whose aim is to bring the best ofthe gaylstraight club scene together under one groove. Roxy‘s efforts seem to have succeeded it was designer gear a go—go. from Richmond to Westwood. Look out for the Flag Sisters and move to the sounds ofthe Dreadnought Hi-Fi Sound system.

I The Egg Club Network 2. 10.30pm—3am. £1 .50 with ticket. Edinburgh has a thing about ‘Indie' dance clubs. so when you are handed a leaflet with the names ofthe bands this club will be playing Happy Mondays. 808 State. Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine to name but a few. you will probably begin to cringe! I‘m told by the organisers Graham Brodie and Alan Hunter. that they have enlisted the help from a well-known Edinburgh Graffiti team The Fallen Angels— to dotheir backdrops. Their work must be better than the leaflets. still. three clubs happening on a Thursday night.


I The Amphitheatre 10pm—3am. Halfprice before 1 1pm/‘£2 after.

I Cale St James 8pm— 1 am. Free.

I Cinderellas Hockertellas 9.30pm—2am. £2 before 1 1pm £2.50after.

I Red Hot Pepper Club 10.3pm—3am. £1 .50 before 11.30pm £2.50after.



I The Alhambra 31 Waterloo Street. 221 3260.

I Bennets 90 (ilassford Street. 552 5761. I The Choice 21 Royal Exchange Square. 22] 5323.

I Cleopatras. 508 Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge. 3340560.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 3320712.

I Follies 193 Pitt Street. 332 73227522. I Fury Murrys 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511.

I Henry Alriltas13 15 York Street. 221 6111.

I Hollywood Studios 9 Brown Street. 248 6606.

I Joe Paparazzi 520 Sauehiehall Street. 331 2111.

I Mardi Gras 73 Dunlop Street. 221 3623. I Maytair 474 Sauehiehall Street. 332 3872.

I Mr D's 54 Kilmarnock Road. Shawlands. 632 2411.

I Panama Jax 30 Custom House Ouav. 2310865. '

I Peggy Sue's 46 West George Street. 332 311011.

I Rattles 15 Benalder Street. Partick Cross. 334 5321.

I Rooftops 92 Sauehiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Savoy Savoy Centre. Sauehiehall Centre. 3320751.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600.

I SW1 48 Carlton Place. 4295559.

I Tin Pan Alley 39 Mitchell Street. 221 5275.

I Venue 474 Sauehiehall Street. 332 3872. I Warehouse 85 Dunlop Street. 221 3623.


I The Amphitheatre 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I Buster Browns 25—27 Market Street. 226 4224.

I Cale St James 25 St James Centre. 557 2631.

I Charlie Parkers South Bridge (opp Tron Kirk). 556 6050. _

I Cinderellas Hockertellas 99 St Stephen Street. 556 0266.

I Finshury Park 3—5 South St Andrew Street. 556 1020.

I Liberty’s Greensidc Place. 557 3807.

I Madlsons Greenside Place. 557 3807.

I Moray House The Pleasance.

I The Network West Tollcross.

I The Penthouse Home Street. Tollcross. I Red Hot Pepper Club 56 Fountainbridge. 229 7733.

I Shady Lady's Cowgate. 225 6569.

I Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.


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